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Mayor Duke the Dog in Cormorant Minnesota

Mayor Duke the Dog Wins in Landslide Election

Minnesota Community Re-Elects Dog as Mayor Cormorant, Minnesota – POLITICS – Duke the Dog has been re-elected for a third term as Mayor of Cormorant Minnesota. His Worship, Mayor Duke the Dogin won another landslide election over the weekend to maintain his office. The nine-year-old Great Pyrenees won his third term as Mayor. Mayor Duke […]

Posted 25 August 2016 by in Featured
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Rescuers work following an earthquake in Pescara del Tronto, central Italy. REUTERS/Adamo Di Loreto

Italy – Earthquake Death Toll Tops 250

AMATRICE, Italy (Reuters) – The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy climbed to at least 250 on Thursday and could rise further with rescue teams working for a second day to try to find survivors under the rubble of flattened towns. The 6.2 magnitude quake struck a cluster of mountain communities 140 […]

Posted 25 August 2016 by in Featured
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General Motors Recycles Flint Michigan Water Bottles

DETROIT – CARS – General Motors is adding 2 million water bottles from Flint, Michigan residents into its Do Your Part water bottle recycling initiative. The company partnered with Schupan Recycling to collect the bottles. The plastic is washed, flaked and turned into fleece to make three products: Chevrolet Equinox V-6 engine covers, insulation for The Empowerment Plan coats for […]

Posted 25 August 2016 by in Automotive
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Mayan Temples - this advanced civilization vanished

Mayan Water System May Have Led to Civilization Demise

THUNDER BAY – Something really drastic must have happened to the Ancient Maya at the end of the Classic Period in the 9th century. Within a short period of time, this advanced civilisation in Central America went from flourishing to collapsing — the population dwindling rapidly and monumental stone structures, like the ones built at […]

Posted 25 August 2016 by in Climate
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nan NAPs Nishnawbe-Aski Police Unit NAPS

Nishnawbe-Aski Police Could Go on Strike in 17 Days

THUNDER BAY – Northern Ontario Communities served by the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service could see their communities without their usual officers on duty. NAPS Officers could be hitting the picket line rather than going on patrol in just over two weeks. The Public Service Alliance of Canada’s (PSAC) negotiating team met with a conciliator to attempt […]

Posted 24 August 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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